Valentines Day often feels home to some of the biggest rip offs of the year. However, it doesn't have to be this way. This year you can give your loved one a card, several lovely presents, and even a bottle of bubbly - without paying for any of them.
The question is whether you'll dare to do Valentines for free this year.
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Free Valentines card
The users of Latestdeals.co.uk have spotted that before Sunday, you can get a free Valentines card if you are on the O2 network (including if you have a pay as you go SIM). It's part of the Priority app that yields a decent freebie most weeks. Tom Church, founder of the deal-hunting site - suggests that for some people this may be a step too far, but for the dedicated bargain-hunter it's a great chance to mark the day for free.
It's unusual to get something for nothing from a restaurant on Valentines Day, but Pizza Express is breaking the mould. According to the users of HotUKdeals.com, if you book a table by 6th February - to eat between 11th and 14th February, you'll get a free bottle of Prosecco (which would otherwise cost £19.99). To qualify you'll need to book the £16.95 set menu - but this is far less restrictive than other set deals - and comes with a drink, a starter and a main course.
If you're hunting down a gift to give for free. How about nail varnish? Vouchercloud is giving away a free colour crush nail varnish from The Body Shop. All you need to do is sign into Vouchercloud, redeem the offer on The Body Shop page, and show the cashier your code.
If you fancy some assorted smellies to go with the nail varnish, then Topcashback.co.uk is offering new users £10 free to spend at Boots. You just sign up, click through to spend at least £10 in Boots, and you'll get the money refunded to your account.
If you're planning a trip to a Toby Carvery, Harvester, Crown Carvery, Stonehouse, Ember Inn, Sizzling Pub, or an OakTree Pub for Valentine's Day, then the users of HotUKDeals.com have spotted that you can treat your loved one to a free sparking Ribena. It may not be the most romantic of drinks, but if they are the designated driver it may make a nice change. All you have to do is register, wait for your a 16 digit code, to arrive and show it to your server.